In boys’ golf
■ At Gibson City. Matt Hunt (43), Connor Birky (44) and Logan Davis (44) paced Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at Railside, with Hunt taking medalist honors. The Falcons defeated Iroquois West 177-202. The Raiders were led by Jacob Reitz (47), Justin Kuipers (49) and Calvin Tammen (49).
GIBSON CITY — A public golf course in Gibson City is up for sale, and if no buyer can be found soon, it might end up closing, its owner said.
■ Champaign Central 2, Normal West 0. Maranda Day provided 14 digs and Taya Westfield slammed six kills for the Maroons as they clobbered Normal West 25-22, 25-21 in a match played at Normal.
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■ Watseka 2, Prairie Central 0. Katie Kidwell pounded 13 kills as the Warriors (16-2) captured a two-set sweep over the visiting Hawks, 25-22, 25-18. Emily Bunting had a double-double (16 assists, 11 digs) while Kennedy Bauer contributed nine digs and five kills.
Name, School Rds Avg.
Chopra, University High 12 35.1
C. Miller, Arcola 8 35.3
Ellis, Sullivan 10 37.1
L. Richardson, Tri-County 10 37.4
MT. ZION — Champaign Central’s scramble team of Matt Becker and Hayden Cekander and its alternate-shot team of Conor Butts and Justin McCoy won their respective competitions Friday at the Mt. Zion Invite, leading the Maroons to first place as a team.
■ St. Thomas More 2, Mahomet-Seymour 1. Brianna Hopper had eight kills and Mica Allison and Hayes Murray each recorded 14 assists for the Sabers in their 14-25, 25-17, 25-9 win at Mahomet. Grace Beach had 11 kills and Elizabeth Sproat had 12 digs for the Bulldogs.